The International Event on Introducing Investment Opportunities in Health Tourism Startups (Tstars) is organized and hosted by the Health Tourism Development Center of Islamic Countries (HTDC) and Launch-It Specialized Business Accelerator with the aim of identifying start-ups and innovators in the field of health and health tourism. Interested start-ups and innovators can take part in the event and after the initial evaluation process, up to 20 teams will be selected.

Selected teams have the chance to present their innovative ideas and solutions through dedicated time for the jury and TStars audience. According to the presentations and privileges, the referees will select 3 teams as the top start-ups and will be introduced at the official ceremony of the 6th International Health Congress of Islamic Countries.

Event attendance conditions

  • TSTARS event applicants must register on the Congress website and submit the requested information.

  • TStars racing application is free of charge for applicants.

  • After initial evaluation of the requests, up to 20 top teams will be selected to introduce their team and startup to investors at the event. It should be noted that two representatives from each selected team can get tickets to visit the Fringe Congress exhibition and attend the TStars event for free. The cost of accommodation of selected teams from other countries (3 nights for 2 representatives of each team) will be the responsibility of the organizers.

  • All selected startups can get special discounts if they wish to book booths/counters at the side exhibition.

  • The selected teams present their business within the time allocated at the event, then the top 3 teams will be selected and awarded at the congress official ceremony.


  • It will be announced subsequently.


  • IRIB International Conference, Tehran, Iran

Registration Deadline:

  • October 22, 2022

The Event Date & Time:

  • November 28, 2022 – From 10:00 to 13:00


May 9, 2022